[mythtv-users] Audio popping and skipping

Bryan Brannigan bryan.brannigan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 20:56:04 UTC 2004

On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 12:30:41 -0800, Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 13:13 -0500, Bryan Brannigan wrote:
> > I'm having touble recently with the audio (over SPDIF using ALSA) on
> > my myth setup skipping and popping.  I'm running a remote frontend,
> > with a 2GHz processor and 512 MB RAM.  The backend is a 1.7GHz with
> > 512MB RAM.  Resource usage on both machines looks fine.  Running over
> > a 100Mbps wired network.  Myth version .16 on Fedora Core 3.  Any
> > ideas?
> If you're using a SBLive, you might want to downgrade your alsa to
> 1.0.5a.  Version 1.0.6 is known to stutter with SPDIF...
>        -I
> --
> Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org>

I'm using a Realtek chipset.  It's also making a horrible screeching
noise if I ESC from MythVideo and launch live TV.  The only way I
found to stop the noise is to lauch alsamixer and mute/unmute the
SPDIF channel.

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